5641 McCleese

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McCleese
Discovery and designation
Discovered by E. Helin
Discovery site Palomar
Discovery date February 27, 1990
Designations
MPC designation 5641
1990 DJ
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.0495011
Perihelion 1.5894677
Eccentricity 0.1264186
896.4393653
99.67338
Inclination 22.20555
151.36560
56.96436
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 6 km (IRAS)[1]
418 h[1]
0.4552[1]
A[1]
14.0[1]

5641 McCleese (1990 DJ) is a relatively large 6 km Mars-crossing asteroid discovered on February 27, 1990 by E. Helin at Palomar.[1] It has a notably high albedo of 0.46 and a 418 hour rotation period.[1] It is a rare A-type asteroid.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 5641 McCleese". Jet Propulsion Laboratory. 
  2. ^ "JPL Small-Body Database Search Engine: spec. type = A (SMASSII)". JPL Solar System Dynamics. Retrieved 2015-06-14.